Wildfire Evacuation Drill, May 20th 2017, Elk Creek Highlands and Elk Creek Meadows

Park County Sheriff’s Office, Fairplay Dispatch Center and Platte Canyon Fire Protection District are running a Wildfire Evacuation Drill, May 20th 2017 starting around 10:45 am.  The drill will take place this year in the Elk Creek Highlands and Elk Creek Meadows subdivisions and will involve a simulated evacuation of homes under wildfire threat.  Participation of Residents is voluntary, but highly encouraged.  Residents living in these subdivisions can learn more about the drill during the Elk Creek Highlands/Meadows HOA meeting on May 3rd starting at 7:00pm.

 

All district residents are highly encouraged to enrolled their phone numbers in the county’s emergency alert system, linked below.  This free and easy enrollment allows a homeowner to be notified for evacuations.

Any questions about the drill can be directed at Platte Canyon Fire Station 2, 303-838-5853.

Reverse 911 CODE-RED system link- PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Education on Gallagher Amendment from CFI

From the Colorado Fiscal Institute- A great and short educational video explaining the effects of Gallagher and TABOR on Tax districts through out the state, including Platte Canyon Fire Protection District.

 

What happens when Gallagher collides with TABOR? Not good things.

Daylight Savings End- Turn Back Clocks and Change Smoke Detector Batteries

This Sunday morning, November 6th Daylight Savings time ends.  Don’t forget to turn back your clocks on hour and also change your smoke and CO detector batteries.

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2017 Budget- Public Input Meeting

thWhat: Public input for 2017 Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Budget

Where: Platte Canyon Fire, Station 2 (top of Crow Hill)

When: November 15th, 2016 at 7pm, during monthly Board of Directors Meeting

Who:  All fire district residents are welcome

Why: Learn where your tax dollars are being directed

2016 Wildfire Preparation Drill June 11th

Park County Sheriff’s Office, Fairplay Dispatch Center, the Park County Office of Emergency Management and Platte Canyon Fire Protection District are running the 2nd Park County Wildfire Preparation Drill, June 11th at 10:00 am.  The drill will take place this year in the Deer Creek Valley Ranchos subdivision and will involve a simulated evacuation of homes under wildfire threat.   All district residents are highly encouraged to enrolled their phone numbers in the county’s emergency alert system, linked below.  This free and easy enrollment allows a homeowner to be notified for evacuations.

Any questions about the drill can be directed at Platte Canyon Fire Station 2, 303-838-5853.

 

Reverse 911 CODE-RED system link- PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

 

 

Home with Fire

Community Wildfire Preparedness Day- May 7th

Who: All Platte Canyon Fire Protection District Residents

What: Community Wildfire Preparedness Day

Where: Platte Canyon High School

When: May 7th 2016 Starting @ 9:00

Why:  So residents can learn more about being prepared for a catastrophic wildfire event.

 

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